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The Bodily Pneuma in Paul

Troels Engberg‐Pedersen

in Cosmology and Self in the Apostle Paul: The Material Spirit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558568
eISBN:
9780191720970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558568.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes the materialistic understanding of the resurrection body and the pneuma into the broader field of all the genuine Pauline letters (apart from the letter to Philemon), from 1 ... More


The Second Year in Ephesus

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Imprisoned in the praetorium of Ephesus for interrogation, Paul exhibited the worst side of his character in dealing with the Philippians, and the best side in dealing with the Colossians.


Commissions under God, Church, and Spirit

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Christian literature has so far furnished no indication that Christians created a terminology for “diakonia” based on the cognates under study. One phrase in the prescript to Paul's letter to the ... More


Reflected Glory: 2 Corinthians 3: 18

N. T. Wright

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay of the so-called reflected glory in verse 18 of the third chapter of the Second Corinthians. It examines what the third chapter precisely says about glory and how glory ... More


The Venture of the Gospel

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the theo-economics of Philippians 1, with some consideration of Philippians 4. It focuses on the financial valences of koinōnia, a term that is often translated as “sharing” or ... More


Divine Humanity: The Glorification of Christ and the Perfection of Human Potentiality

Jarred A. Mercer

in Divine Perfection and Human Potentiality: The Trinitarian Anthropology of Hilary of Poitiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190903534
eISBN:
9780190903565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903534.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 5 defines the culmination of Hilary of Poitiers’s trinitarian anthropology, which cannot be understood without an in-depth reading of his intertextual interpretation of John 17:1–6, 1 ... More


The Man from Heaven in Paul's Letter to the Philippians

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes a look at the supposed meaning of mythic texts. One notable instance is about the Jewish man from Galilee who experienced an early death and in public shame. The debate over the ... More


Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Ryan S. Schellenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

No extant text gives so vivid a glimpse into the experience of an ancient prisoner as Paul’s letter to the Philippians. As a letter from prison, however, it is not what one would expect. For although ... More


The Incarnation and Intellectual Humility: ‘We Have the Mind of Christ’

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which the incarnation of Jesus Christ is specifically represented as an outworking of divine humility. Importantly, this is rendered using imagery borrowed from ... More


On Poverty and Abundance: Philippi and the Letter to the Philippians

Laura Salah Nasrallah

in Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Even in the mid first century ce, Roman Philippi was still marked by its colonization by Roman veterans from the civil wars at the time of Augustus. One example of this is the cult of the god ... More


Second Period: The Theological Frameworks of Hebrews, The Deutero-Pauline Epistles, James and Peter, The Synoptic Gospels and Acts

Peter C. Hodgson

in Lectures on New Testament Theology: by Ferdinand Christian Baur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754176
eISBN:
9780191815904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Biblical Studies

Baur starts this period (AD 70–140) with the Epistle to the Hebrews, which, he says, mediates between Paul’s critique of Judaism and the apocalyptic writer’s embrace of it. It does so by introducing ... More


Power in the Ekklēsia: Contesting Enslaved Leadership in 1 Timothy and Ignatius

Katherine A. Shaner

in Enslaved Leadership in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190275068
eISBN:
9780190275082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter compares the relationship between leadership qualifications for bishops and deacons and limitations placed on widows and enslaved persons in both the letters of Ignatius and 1 Timothy. ... More


Introduction

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter provides an overview of theo-economics, an intertwined theological and economic logic in which divine and human beings regularly enter into transactions with one another. ... More


The Christ Commodity

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter evaluates Philippians 2–3, focusing on the language of gain and loss in Phil 3:7–11. In this passage, Paul offers a divine-human accounting sheet in which his statuses are counted as ... More


The Down Payment of Righteousness

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter studies a letter or set of letters written some fifty to seventy-five years after Paul, partially preserved in Greek, Latin, and Syriac: Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians (Pol. ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter returns to the Letter to the Philippians, considering the ways in which a framework of theo-economics helps one to better understand the letter. Theo-economics highlights the ... More


Pistis in Galatians, Romans, Philippians, and Philemon

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter discusses Paul’s treatment of pistis in Galatians, Romans, Philippians, and Philemon, and particularly how Paul uses pistis to locate Christ at the centre of the divine–human ... More


A Christian Account of Humility

Michael W. Austin

in Humility and Human Flourishing: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830221
eISBN:
9780191869792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830221.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explains and offers an initial defense of a Christian conception of humility that is biblically grounded, theologically informed, and philosophically sound. It interacts with the views ... More


Speaking with All Boldness: Prison in the Roman Social Imagination

Ryan S. Schellenberg

in Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the complex role of prison in the social imagination of the Roman world by outlining four common tropes: the prisoner of war, the fallen aristocrat, the common malefactor, and ... More


I Have Learned to Be Content: Performing the Autarkic Self

Ryan S. Schellenberg

in Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 4 takes up Paul’s assertion in Philippians 4:11 that he is satisfied (autarkēs) even in prison. Although often read in relation to Stoic ideals, Paul’s claim in fact reflects a much more ... More


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